This is one of those all round lures, fish it on a floating, intermediate or sinking line at various rates of retrieve and it will still catch. The cats whisker works superbly even when fished very slowly or even on the drop. Try the washing line method , this fly works as both a lure or nymph or even under a bung. The pattern shown is tied to international rules and is a great fish catcher. You must have one of these in your box, don't let the size deceive you, it's very effective.